ART ART (Evans School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences)
102. Two-Dimensional Design - 2-2-3
Study of two-dimensional design through problems solved and executed
using various traditional and digital-imaging media; study and
application of color theory.
201. Survey of Art I - 3-0-3
Art and architecture from the prehistoric period to the Renaissance,
including an introduction to the fundamental principles and elements of
design. Examination of works with regard to iconography, style,
technique and function within a chronological framework.
202. Survey of Art II - 3-0-3
Art and architecture from the Renaissance to the 20th century, including
an introduction to the fundamental principles and elements of design.
Examination of works with regard to iconography, style, technique and
function within a chronological framework.
220. Beginning Drawing - 2-2-3
Drawing with pencil, pen and ink; and use of other traditional
materials. Investigation into seeing with emphasis on composition and
228. Topics in Art - 1 to 3 hours
Special topics in art offered on demand for areas of study not covered
by the regular art curriculum. May be repeated for credit with different
230. Irish Art Seminar - 3-0-3
A study of the art of Ireland focusing on painting and sculpture but
including other areas as well-poetry, theatre, architecture, history and
284. Hand Building Clay - 2-2-3
Ceramic hand-building techniques pursued through a series of assigned
problems using terra cotta, stoneware and casting clays and appropriate
glazing and decorating methods. Study of basic glaze formulation and
decorating procedures included. Materials fee.
301. The Renaissance in Italy - 1-0-1
On-site study of the art, architecture and culture of Italy from the
14th to the 16th centuries including visits to museums and monuments of
art and architecture in Florence, Siena, San Gimignano and Rome.
Includes seminar, guided tours, cuisine classes and immersion in local
contemporary culture. Meets in Florence, Italy. May be repeated for
credit with the consent of instructor.
304. Art Education for Early Childhood and Middle Grades - 2-2-3
Competency-based art-education program with emphasis on the nature of
art, curriculum, developmental growth of children, methodology of
teaching, and creative use of art processes and materials. Art-education
majors will participate in field experience as part of the requirements
for this course.
308. Ancient Greek and Roman Art - 3-0-3
Study of sculpture, painting, pottery and architectural manifestations
from the Bronze Age in the Aegean to the Hellenistic world and from the
Etruscans through Republican and Imperial Rome.
320WI. Renaissance Art - 3-0-3
The origins and development of Renaissance painting, sculpture and
architecture in the western world, beginning with a study of Medieval
321. Figure Drawing - 2-2-3
Problems of life drawing from the model; initial work from muscle plates
and the skeleton, culminating in a series of live-figure drawings that
include studies of hands, faces, etc.
325. Baroque and Rococo Art - 3-0-3
Seventeenth- and 18th-century European painting, sculpture and architecture in Italy, France, Germany and England.
327. Web Design I - 3-0-3
Introduction to designing and building effective web sites that
integrate visual, structural and content design in completed sites. Work
with appropriate HTML, CSS, CGI and other Web-design software to build
effective sites. PR: ART 102 or COM 305.
330WI. Pre-Columbian and Latin American Art - 3-0-3
The art and architecture of ancient Mexico (mesoamerican) and ancient
Peru (Andean), as well as the colonial and modern Latin-American
350. Light Media - 2-2-3
Photographic imaging through production of silver prints using a
modified Zone System approach to exposure and development and through
production of digital images using digital camera and other input; image
manipulation and transformation, using the latest imaging software.
Emphasis on the creative development of imagery with artistic, aesthetic
and technical strength. May be repeated for credit with the consent of
351. Digital Imaging - 2-2-3
Initiation of the student into the digital-visual medium, with a
particular focus on painting and image-processing techniques using the
personal computer; methods for combining traditional and electronic
image-making. Projects ranging from commercial application to
artistically experimental. May be repeated for credit with consent of
379. Throwing Clay - 2-2-3
Introduction to throwing clay on the potter's wheel, with instruction in
the formulation and glazes, and numerous firing methods. Materials fee.
May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor.
382. Printmaking - 2-2-3
Graphic-art techniques developed in intaglio and relief processes,
including etching, engraving, drypoint, soft and lift ground,
collograph, aquatint, mezzotint, linocut and woodcut. Students complete
major works, and regular critiques are held. Materials fee.
384. Beginning Painting - 2-2-3
Development of fundamental painting skills emphasizing composition and technique, using oil or plastic paints.
385. Intermediate Printmaking - 2-2-3
Opportunity to develop printmaking processes started in ART 382. May be repeated for credit. Materials fee.
386. Intermediate Painting - 2-2-3
Continuation of ART 384 with further emphasis on technique and development of critical aesthetic awareness.
388. Advanced Painting - 2-2-3
Full exploration of aesthetic solutions to a problem, using contemporary
materials and techniques. May be repeated once for credit. PR: CI.
389. Advanced Clay - 2-2-3
Independent work on advanced problems in clay art with the guidance of
the instructor to implement the student's course of study. Materials
fee. May be repeated once for credit. PR: ART 284 and 379 or CI.
405WI. Modern Art Seminar - 3-0-3
Discussion of all current phases of the arts. Field trips to museums and
galleries. Emphasis on involvement with and knowledge of contemporary
and avant-garde art.
406. Art in the Real World - 3-0-3
This course will consist of field trips to art museums in the Southeast
and other metropolitan centers; special visits to galleries, artists'
studios, private collections, invitational openings and lectures; and
dialogues with critics, artists and gallery directors. Students will be
required to keep a journal and to write a reaction paper.
408WI. Nineteenth-Century Art - 3-0-3
European and American painting, sculpture and architecture in the 19th century.
410WI. Early 20th-Century Art - 3-0-3
Developments in European and American art from 1890 to 1940, involving
all major modern movements and manifestoes from Art Nouveau to
413WI. Women and Art - 3-0-3
Focused study of women artists and depictions of women throughout
history with particular emphasis on historical context, artists'
writings and current scholarship.
415. Advanced Studio Problems - 2-2-3
For the student of studio art, the opportunity to continue preparation
of work for the senior-thesis exhibition and for the portfolio. May be
repeated for credit with the consent of the instructor. PR:SS or CI.
420. Art Theory and Criticism - 3-0-3
This course deals with historic and contemporary issues of art history
and criticism. Provides a variety of information (visual, critical,
theoretical) and learning opportunities (discussing, writing, reviewing
and presenting) that will facilitate a more refined understanding of art
terminology, methodology, history, pedagogy, theory and criticism.
450. Senior Thesis - 0-10-3
Required of all B.A. students taking the studio art or art history
concentration. Studio-art concentration students prepare a body of work
for a one-person exhibition to be mounted at the end of the semester in
Moon Gallery. Art-history concentration students prepare written thesis.
496. Academic Internship - 3 to 12 hours
Problem-oriented experiences on specific academic projects relating to
the individual student's program of study and planned in consultation
with the student's advisor.
PR: See general provisions for academic internships in this catalog.
498. Directed Study - 1 to 3 hours
Art projects planned between instructor and students requiring
demonstration of advanced skills. Open to upper-level students who have
demonstrated ability to work independently. PR: JS or SS and approval of
school dean; CI.